If you want the C-suite to support employee wellness programs, show your chief financial officer the money.
CFOs who understand the link between employee health and productivity are more likely to embrace a wellness initiative as a financial priority for the company, a new study reveals. In fact, in a survey of CFOs by the Integrated Benefits Institute (IBI), three-quarters said they believe providing health benefits is important for the company’s financial strategy.
Even so, most CFOs still regard employee health as less of a driver of productivity than other benefits like training, the survey shows.
Here are eight suggestions that can help you convince your organization’s top brass that programs promoting health and wellness are good for your business’s bottom line:
1. Make CFO a partner
Invite your CFO to participate in health care benefits decisions. Collaborating with the people who pull the purse strings helps keep the...(register to read more)